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Surface revenue does a U-boat, and dives

For the quarter, Surface produced $831 million, some $285 million less than the March quarter of 2016, for the largest year-over-year dollar decline ever.

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Microsoft and Google riding the cloud wave

Cloud-based services and infrastructure are boosting the financial performances of Microsoft and Google. In earnings calls this week, Google says it has developed 'deep enterprise' strengths and Microsoft says it's executing on...

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Microsoft reinstates My People for Windows 10, connecting you to your BFFs

Microsoft has made the delayed My People experience part of its recent Windows 10 Insider build, putting your best friends as close as your taskbar.

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Google's Chrome will soon start warning you more about HTTP pages

A Google effort to push websites to implement encryption is expanding. Starting in October, the company will flag even more HTTP connections as insecure in its Chrome browser.

Kindred Group reviews machine learning to address problem gambling

One online gaming business is looking into how AI and machine learning might help tackle gambling addiction.

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Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm's revenue projections

The legal fight between Apple and Qualcomm on licensing modem technology is turning uglier every day.

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Your car will eventually live-stream video of your driving to the cloud

With a barrage of sensors, cameras and LiDAR equipment and embedded WiFi, autonomous vehicles are expected to produce an ocean of big data that could reach about 5,800 exabytes in size.

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The North Face’s parent company names new CIO

Sandra Harris is taking over for retiring Martin Schneider at a time when retailers are overhauling both back-end and customer-facing technology to meet consumers' digital shopping habits.

Qualtrics invades the enterprise with its customer experience software

The Utah-based tech unicorn is 15 years old and has been quietly racking up an enterprise customer base that any startup would be envious of, so how did it get there and what's next?

NetSuite launches spate of ERP products and features

NetSuite launched a unified cloud service called SuiteSuccess and HR product SuitePeople at SuiteWorld 2017.

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Android device updates: Galaxy S8, S8+ update arrives for T-Mobile and Verizon models

Verizon's Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are finally getting Nougat, while the Xperia XZ and X are pushing ahead to Android 7.1.1.

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Raspberry Pi roundup: Conduct your own symphony, play some Atari, and Competitor Corner

Electronic instruments, cool cases, and the latest rival to the Raspberry Pi.

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Network management vulnerability exposes cable modems to hacking

Hundreds of thousands of internet gateway devices from around the world, primarily cable modems, are vulnerable to hacking because of a serious weakness in their implementation of the Simple Network Management Protocol.

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Sorry Pixel owners, Google probably won't update your phones past Android P

Google announces that the Pixel and Pixel XL will only receive guaranteed version updates until October 2018 and security updates until October 2019.

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Blame terrorists if you get a speeding ticket while driving in France

Drivers in France might be able to blame terrorists for their next speeding ticket, as police there crack down on mobile apps warning of their presence.

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If software eats everything, are network engineers on the menu?

If you're a network engineer, don't rush out and learn a programming language. To compete in the new world of software-defined networking, it might be more important to start thinking like a programmer. That was one of the ideas that...

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Surface sales sag and Windows Phones fade, as Microsoft's hardware business takes a hit

Microsoft's device businesses took a hit this quarter, as Microsoft admitted during an earnings call that Surface sales were lower than expected and sales of its branded Windows phones would essentially end by June.

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Users have little confidence their company can protect their mobile device

A survey sponsored by Check Point found that 64 percent of respondents are doubtful that their organization can prevent a mobile cyberattack. What can be done to combat that?

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